Smith considers the pros and cons of rolling resistance measurement methods and strong contenders for improvement
Discussions on road surface noise generation lead Roger Williams to speculate on the possibilities for better surface modeling. Is it time to agree on an ideal surface and tune tire properties accordingly?
Just as roads wear tires, tires also wear roads. Walter considers the extent of pavement surface damage from tires
The second installment from our new columnist Gregory Smith
The extent to which simulators can be used to test tires has long been a subject of debate and is still an area of research requiring significant improvements. We speak to leading experts to ask their opinions on the matter
Discarded tires must continue to be reused for other purposes!
Roger Williams wonders whether tire trade associations have
become outdated. Will they take up the mantle of promoting
new, more ambitious performance standards for the future?
Our columnist considers the commercial challenges facing fossil fuel alternatives
Roger Williams observes that once upon a time, tires and light bulbs both tended to fail at the most inconvenient times. Today, however, they follow a common path of development…
If it didn’t rain and roads remained dry, there would be no need for tread patterns in all their detailed variety…